The Nikkei Women series introduces you to Irene Uchida, a world-famous down syndrome researcher.
If you are listening to this podcast at the time of release and live near Burnaby, we welcome you to visit the Nikkei National Museum gallery to explore the Iron Willed: Women in STEM exhibition. It runs till October 2, 2021.
Host: Julie Tamiko Manning
Sound editing: Matthew Armstrong
Ingenium, Iron Willed: Women in STEM exhibition portfolio page and posters
Short film by science cartoonist Armin Mortazavi and collaborating scientist Samantha Baglot for Her Story: CanadianWomen Scientists https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVzqfGmeaQo
CBC, The Secret Life of Canada podcast: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1307340355550
This Nikkei Women series was adapted from the Taiken History Mystery card game, an interactive educational card game about surviving the Japanese Canadian internment. Ready-to-play printed sets are available through our museum shop. Or, you can download the files and print your own set.
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Explore the fascinating world of Japanese Canadian history and culture with Sounds Japanese Canadian to Me. A three part podcast series, Marpole Monogatari, explores the Marpole neighbourhood in Vancouver through home, work, and community. Our first series is hosted by Raymond Nakamura and Nikkei National Museum staff members features casual discussions on Japanese Canadian topics. Our second series, Stories from the Stage, features interviews between Kunji Mark Ikeda and some of the most exciting Japanese Canadian performing artists living through the age of social distancing.